Good Governance Week: Block Diwas transforming rural lives: DC Pulwama
Post by RK News on Friday, December 23, 2022
Pulwama, Dec 22: Block Diwas is transforming rural lives and is a shift towards good governance, said District Development Commissioner (DDC) Pulwama Baseer Ul Haq Choudhary while addressing a huge gathering of people at Inderwali/Sangerwani, Ichgoze in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. He said the permanent nature of Block Diwas is reaffirming the commitment of the government to an accessible administration.
DC Pulwama spent the whole day in Inderwali/Sangerwani and redressed hundreds of grievances on the spot. He was accompanied by SSP Pulwama Ghulam Jeelani, ADDC Pulwama Dr. Sheikh Abdul Aziz, PRIs, ACD Pulwama, CPO Pulwama, ACP Pulwama, XEN PDD, XEN PHE, Tehsildar Ichgoze, and all other district officers.
The Block Divas witnessed huge public participation along with PRIs and beneficiaries of various government-sponsored schemes. Thousands of people hailing from the block attended the program and put forth their issues relating to problems like basic amenities, macadamization of roads, functioning of PHC building, additional SRTC bus service from Inderwali to Pulwama, power issues, drinking water issues, filtration plant, fencing around middle school, sheep center, internet connectivity problems and flourishing of tourism in the area.
The DC gave a patient hearing to the grievances raised and assured quality disposal of genuine issues in a time-bound manner. He also gave on-the-spot directions for the redressal of many issues of urgent nature as per the competence of concerned departments.
The DC said Block Divas is a novel platform for people to put forth their grievances and receive prompt responses. Such mechanisms impart transparency in governance and promote a responsive functioning of public entities, he said.